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Ceratoneis longissima Brébisson 1849

Classification:
Empire Eukaryota
Kingdom Chromista
Phylum Bacillariophyta
Subphylum Bacillariophytina
Class Bacillariophyceae
Subclass Fragilariophycidae
Order Fragilariales
Family Fragilariaceae
Genus Ceratoneis

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Ceratoneis longissima Brébisson
Estepona, Malaga province, Spain; Imaged with a Planapo 63x/1.4, DIC, 75 µm length and 8 µm width, stacked and stitched in Photoshop, Marine sample, Alboran Sea.. 28 Jul 2019. Forbes Pettigrew. © Forbes Pettigrew .

 

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Nitzschia longissima (Brébisson) Ralfs Estepona, Malaga province, Spain; Imaged with a Planapo 63x/1.4, DIC, 75 µm length and 8 µm width, stacked and stitched in Photoshop, Marine sample, Alboran Sea.
© Forbes Pettigrew

Publication details
Ceratoneis longissima Brébisson in Kützing 1849: 891

Published in: Kützing, F.T. (1849). Species algarum. pp. [i]-vi, [1]-922. Lipsiae [Leipzig]: F.A. Brockhaus.
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Publication date: 23-24 July 1849

Type species
The type species (lectotype) of the genus Ceratoneis is Ceratoneis closterium Ehrenberg.

Status of name
This name is currently regarded as a synonym of Nitzschia longissima (Brébisson) Ralfs

Type information
Type locality: in ostreariis Calvadosii [Calvados, Normandy, France; on oysters] (Kützing 1849: 891). Notes: Type probably in Leiden.

Origin of species name
Adjective (Latin), very long (Stearn 1973).

Synonym(s)
No synonyms are currently included in AlgaeBase.

General environment
This is a marine species.

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Source of current name
Pritchard, A. (1861). A history of infusoria, including the Desmidiaceae and Diatomaceae, British and foreign. Fourth edition enlarged and revised by J. T. Arlidge, M.B., B.A. Lond.; W. Archer, Esq.; J. Ralfs, M.R.C.S.L.; W. C. Williamson, Esq., F.R.S., and the author. pp. [1]-xii, [1]-968, 40 pls. London: Whittaker and Co..

Key references
Hendey, N.I. (1964). An introductory account of the smaller algae of British coastal waters. Part V: Bacillariophyceae (diatoms). pp. [i]-xxii, 1-317. London: Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food, Fishery Investigations. Her Majesty’s Stationery Office.

Scott, F.J. & Thomas, D.P. (2005). Diatoms. In: Antarctic marine protists. (Scott, F.J. & Marchant, H.J. Eds), pp. 13-201. Canberra & Hobart: Australian Biological Resources Study; Australian Antarctic Division.

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Verified by: 28 July 2019 by M.D. Guiry

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